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Damp Proofing in Plymouth

Our Peter Cox experts understand the importance of domestic and commercial property care including the likes of woodworm, damp, and wet or dry rot.

Trained to the highest standards, our surveyors have the experience and knowledge in which to allow them to give our clients and customers full satisfaction when completing a job.

We also think it is important for all of our surveyors to not only have knowledge in the services we provide, but also to have an understanding about the area they work in, allowing us to find out the most common property issues in an area.

If you have concerns with your property, book your free survey here. We serve Cawsand, Efford, Ernesettle, Hatt, Mount Batten, Ivybridge, Launceston, Liskeard, Looe, Mannamead, Milehouse, Morice Town, Saltash, St.Mellion, Tavistock, Torpoint and Yelverton.

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property preservation services in plymouth

In the past, Plymouth has been known to suffer with flooding due to being so close to the sea, as well as suffering flash floods in places throughout the city. Excess damp from flooding can lead to problems such as penetrating or rising damp, causing timber decay and potential dangerous structural damage.

The Barbican area in Plymouth has some of the oldest listed buildings in the city, some being Tudor and others being Jacobean. All of these buildings could be prone to dry rot and damp due to their age but buildings such as the Minerva Inn pub (the oldest pub in Plymouth) which holds a lot of timber framing, need to be looked after and often checked for the likes of dry or wet rot and woodworm.

With over 60 years of trading behind us, Peter Cox has been the UK’s leading damp proofing and timber preservation company since 1989. Take a look through some of our case studies to see some of the projects we have worked on over the years.

Situated on the south coast of Devon, Plymouth is well known for its picturesque waterfront views and harbour. The city is filled with history, having lots of attractions to see, and with July being Plymouth’s hottest month it is an ideal location for British holiday makers.

Plymouth is home to the iconic Smeaton’s Tower, as well as the Royal William Yard – with one of the most important military buildings in the UK and the biggest collection of Grade 1 listed buildings in Europe constructed between 1825 and 1831. The city has the 9th largest university in Britain which dates back to 1862 and consists of around 32,000 students.

Plymouth was also named as the best place to live in the UK according to ‘The Guardian’ in 2013.